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In the spiritual field…

In the spiritual field we are content with slight amounts of practice and progress, but materially we always want more and more. It should be the other way around. Everyone needs to practice this, whether lay or monastic. — Insights … Continue reading

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Holding onto anger, resentment and hatred…

Holding on to anger, resentment and hatred, is like holding a burning coal in your hand, wishing for the other person to suffer. Let it go…you are only hurting yourself.

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The Great Middle Way

The Great Middle Way is not the middle path between two extremes. It is a path beyond extremes. Two extremes always touch, but it is not like you ‘pass’ through the middle; you flip from one extreme to the other. … Continue reading

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The earth is, to a certain extent, our mother

“The earth is to a certain extent, our mother. She is so kind, because whatever we do, she tolerates it. But now, the time has come when our power to destroy is so extreme that Mother Earth is compelled to … Continue reading

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It should be the other way around

In the spiritual field we are content with slight amounts of practice and progress, but materially we always want more and more. It should be the other way around. Everyone needs to practice this, whether lay or monastic. — Insights … Continue reading

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As a result of your continuous meditation

“As a result of your continuous meditation and contemplation, your feeling of compassion toward other sentient beings will become as intense as the love of a mother toward her only child when she sees him or her suffering from an … Continue reading

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Desire is compelling and blind

“Desire is compelling and blind. It has the power to intoxicate, to make us enthusiastic at the same time that is diminishes our capacity for clear thinking. I’m sure you know the feeling. The point is that we need to … Continue reading

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